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Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine

The History of Medicine Collections in Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library contains over 20,000 rare books and 4,000 manuscript items, along with numerous prints, photos, and other types of ephemera. The collection strengths are in the following areas: anesthesiology, human sexuality, materia medica, pediatrics, psychiatry, vivisection, and yellow fever.

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Anatomy
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haller, albrecht von, 1708-1777
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bichat, xavier, 1771-1802
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horner, william e. (william edmonds), 1793-1853
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bell, john, 1763-1820
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fyfe, andrew, 1754-1824
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darwin, erasmus, 1731-1802
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Topics: Contraception, Sex Manuals
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Lombroso, Cesare, 1835-1909; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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former call number: Lombroso
Topics: Criminology, Criminal Psychology, Tattooing
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Sabouraud, Raymond Jacques Adrien, 1864-1938; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Bibliography: p. [813]-846
Topics: Tinea, Microsporum, Trichophyton, Arthrodermataceae, Parasitic Diseases
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Bacon, Roger, 1214?-1294; Arrais, Duarte Madeira, d. 1652; Browne, Richard, fl. 1674-1694; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Each volume has also special t.-p.: [v. 1] The cure of old age and preservation of youth. Shewing how to cure and keep off the accidents of old age; and how to preserve the youth, strength and beauty of body and the senses and all the faculties of both body and mind; [v. 2] Arbor vitae; or, A physical account of the Tree of life in the garden of Eden
Topics: Bacon, Roger, 1214?-1294, Old age, Youth, Tree of life, Geriatrics
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Lancisi, Giovanni Maria, 1654-1720; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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At head of title: Jo. Mariae Lancisii
Topic: Communicable Diseases
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by British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Description based on: 1984; title from cover
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Lang, William; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Lacks title page
Topics: Mesmerism, Hypnosis, genealogy
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Askew, Anthony, 1722-1774; Baker, Samuel, ca. 1711-1778; Leigh, George, d. 1815; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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3,570 lots, sold for £3,993
Topics: Literature, Bookselling, Medicine
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Quain, Jones, 1796-1865; Quain, Richard, 1800-1887; Sharpey, William, 1802-1880; Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Spine and half-title: Quain's anatomy
Topic: Anatomy
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904; Bernard, Claude, 1813-1878; Bert, Paul, 1833-1886; Leffingwell, Albert, 1845-1916; American Anti-Vivisection Society; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Leçons de physiologie operatoire. Leçons sur la chaleur animale / Claude Bernard. L pression barométrique / by Paul Bert as reproduced by "Bernard's Martyrs" and "Light in the dark places" -- Does vivisection pay? / extract by Albert Leffingwell
Topic: Vivisection
Topics: Microscopes, Microscopy, Microscopy
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Walker, Mary Edwards, 1832-1919; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Each plate preceded by leaf with descriptive letterpress
Topics: Sexual ethics, Sexual health, Ethics, Sex Manuals
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Vivisection Reform Society; Taber, Sydney Richmond, b. 1862; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Signed: S.R. Taber, Secretary of Vivisection Reform Society
Topics: Poisoning, Vivisection, Human Experimentation
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Spiegel, Adriaan van de, 1578-1625; Bucretius, Daniel, -1631; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Engraved title page
Topic: Anatomy
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by American Humane Association; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Topics: Vivisection, Vivisection
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by Quain, Jones, 1796-1865; Quain, Richard, 1800-1887; Sharpey, William, 1802-1880; Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Spine and half-title: Quain's anatomy
Topic: Anatomy
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Velez de Arciniega, Francisco, active 1593-1613
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former call number: A-36 V436H
Topics: Zoology, Medical, Zoology
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by British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Cover title
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Caird, Mona; Society for the Abolition of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Clippings on vivisection laid in
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Keen, William W. (William Williams), b. 1837; American Medical Association. Bureau on Protection of Medical Research; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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On cover: "Issued by the Bureau on Protection of Medical Research of the Council on Health and Public Instruction of the American Medical Association"
Topics: Animal Welfare, Animals, Laboratory, Bioethics, Research, Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904; Victoria Street Society for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; International Association for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Topics: Animals, Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, 1801-1885; Victoria Street Society for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; International Association for the Total Suppression of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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The stealthy advance of vivisection -- Record -- The late Lord Shaftesbury's views on vivisection -- [Officers of the] Victoria Street Society
Topics: Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, 1801-1885, Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904; Victoria Street Society for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; International Association for the Total Suppression of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Cover title
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Allen, Fairchild, Mrs; Illinois Anti-Vivisection Society; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Editor: , Mrs. Fairchild Allen
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Arey, Leslie Brainerd, 1891-; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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former call number: Arey
Topics: Embryology, Developmental Biology
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Le Boursier du Coudray, Angelique Marguerite, 1714 or 1715-1794; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Topic: Obstetrics
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Keen, William W. (William Williams), b. 1837; Brown, James M; American Humane Association; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Letter from W.W. Keen to James M. Brown: p. 8-18
Topics: Human Experimentation, Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Burns, John, 1774-1850; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Topic: Inflammation
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Allen, Fairchild, Mrs; Illinois Anti-Vivisection Society; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Editor: , Mrs. Fairchild Allen
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Clarke, John Henry, 1852-1931; Victoria Street Society for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; International Association for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Reprinted from: Zooph., April 1888
Topics: Sharpey-Schäfer, Edward Albert, Sir, 1850-1935, Ferrier, David, Sir, 1843-1928, Haplorhini, Brain
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Macaulay, James, 1817-1902; American Anti-Vivisection Society; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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"Reprinted from the London edition."
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich, 1752-1840; Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Translation of the Institutiones physiologicae, from the 1st ed., Göttingen, 1786. A different translation appeared under title: The institutions of physiology
Topics: Electrophysiology, Physiology, Electricity
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Coleridge, John Duke Coleridge, Baron, 1820-1894; Victoria Street Society for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; International Association for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Caption title: The nineteenth century defenders of vivisection
Topics: Vivisection, genealogy
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by Bell, Benjamin, 1749-1806; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Topics: General Surgery, Surgical Instruments
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Keen, William W. (William Williams), b. 1837; American Medical Association. Council on Defense of Medical Research; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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"Issued by the Council on Defense of Medical Research of the American Medical Association"--Cover
Topics: Antisepsis, Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Keen, William W. (William Williams), b. 1837; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Caption title
Topics: Human Experimentation, Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Taylor, Charles Bell, 1829-1909; Society for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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"An address delivered before the Medico-Chirurgical Society of Nottingham, November 16th, 1892"--P. [3]
Topic: Vivisection
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by History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Publication suspended May 1861-June 1866
Topics: General Surgery, Medicine
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by Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904; Victoria Street Society for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; International Association for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Reprinted from: Zooph., July 1883
Topics: Physiology, Vivisection
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by Charcot, J. M. (Jean Martin), 1825-1893; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Vol. 1 is a photographic reproduction of the typescript
Topic: Nervous System Diseases
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by Fyfe, Peter; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Binder's title: Lectures
Topics: Mortality, Sanitary Engineering, Housing, Bedding and Linens
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904; Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904. Vivisection and its two-faced advocates; Society for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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"Reprinted by permission from the article entitled "Vivisection and its two-faced advocates," in the Contemporary Review, April, 1882."
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by White, Caroline Earle, 1833-1916; American Anti-Vivisection Society; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Topics: Keen, William W. (William Williams), b. 1837, Vivisection
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by Bauhin, Caspar, 1560-1624; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Contains 131 plates (no. 6 & 11 of bk. 3 each printed twice) being reduced copies of illustrations taken, for the most part, from Vesalius, Valverde, Eustachius, Coiter and other anatomists. --cf. L. Choulant. (Hist. and Bibl. of anatomic illus., 1920, p. 229)
Topics: Anatomy, Anatomy
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Paget, Stephen, 1855-1926; Hadwen, Walter R. (Walter Robert), 1854-1932; British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Originally published in The Standard
Topic: Vivisection
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by Keen, William W. (William Williams), b. 1837; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Reprinted from the Popular science monthly, May 1885, by request of the class
Topic: Vivisection
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by Allen, Fairchild, Mrs; Illinois Anti-Vivisection Society; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Editor: , Mrs. Fairchild Allen
Topic: Vivisection
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by Wilberforce, Basil, 1841-1916; Preston, Elliott; New England Anti-Vivisection Society; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Offprint: New England Anti-Vivisection Society quarterly. Vol. 1, no. 3 April 1896
Topics: Vivisection, genealogy
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by Martínez, Martín, 1684-1734; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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former call number: Martínez
Topic: Anatomy
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by Baillie, Matthew, 1761-1823; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Topics: Pitcairn, David, 1749-1809, Anatomy, Pathology
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Hadwen, Walter R. (Walter Robert), 1854-1932; British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Cover title
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Lister, Joseph, Baron, 1827-1912; American Medical Association; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Caption title
Topic: Vivisection
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by Santucci, Bernardo; Verheyen, Philippe, 1648-1710; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Adapted from Philippus Verheyen's Corporis humani anatomia. --cf. NYAM catalog
Topic: Anatomy
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by Great Britain. Royal Commission on Vivisection; Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904; Society for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Preliminary note signed: F.P.C
Topic: Vivisection
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by Tait, Lawson, 1845-1899; American Anti-Vivisection Society; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Read before the Birmingham Philosophical Society, April 20, 1882, and reprinted ... from the Society's Transactions
Topic: Vivisection
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by Stopes, Marie Carmichael, 1880-1958; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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former call number: Stopes
Topics: Marriage, Love
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Casseri, Giulio Cesare, approximately 1552-1616; Bucretius, Daniel, -1631; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Engraved title page
Topic: Anatomy
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by Tait, Lawson, 1845-1899; London Anti-Vivisection Society; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Cover title
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Bell, John, 1763-1820; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Topics: Travel, Travel
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Keen, William W. (William Williams), b. 1837; American Medical Association; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Cover title
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Allen, Fairchild, Mrs; Illinois Anti-Vivisection Society; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Editor: , Mrs. Fairchild Allen
Topic: Vivisection
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by Hadwen, Walter R. (Walter Robert), 1854-1932; Paget, Stephen, 1855-1926; British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Hadwen, Walter R. (Walter Robert), 1854-1932; Eastham, Thomas; British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Reprinted from Glos. adv
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Leffingwell, Albert, 1845-1916; American Humane Association; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Kingsford, Anna Bonus, 1846-1888; Maitland, Edward, 1824-1897; Hart, Samuel Hopgood; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Cover title: Addresses & essays on vegetarianism
Topics: Diet, Vegetarian, Food, Diet
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Hadwen, Walter R. (Walter Robert), 1854-1932; Paget, Stephen, 1855-1926; British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Keen, William W. (William Williams), b. 1837; American Medical Association. Council on Defense of Medical Research; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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"Issued by the Council on Defense of Medical Research of the American Medical Association"--Cover
Topics: Bioethics, Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by American Humane Association; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Cover title
Topics: Vivisection, Dissection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius, 1486?-1535; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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At head of title: Henrici Cornelii Agrippae ab Nettesheym
Topics: History, 17th Century, Science
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by Hadwen, Walter R. (Walter Robert), 1854-1932; British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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British Union publications: [3] p., at end
Topic: Vivisection
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by Angell, George T. (George Thorndike), 1823-1909; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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"Read at the annual meeting of the American Social Science Association, 1874."
Topics: Animals, Vivisection
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by Horsley, Victor, Sir, 1857-1916; Hadwen, Walter R. (Walter Robert), 1854-1932; Durham, Herbert Edward; British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Cover title
Topic: Vivisection
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Keen, William W. (William Williams), b. 1837; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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Cover title
Topics: Vivisection, General Surgery
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by Todd, Robert Bentley, 1809-1860; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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former call number: Todd
Topics: Anatomy, Physiology, Zoology, Dictionaries, Medical
Appendix I. The Dutch etymologists. On the system of the Greek language proposed by Schultens, Hemsterhuis, their disciples, and by Lord Monboddo -- II. Mr. Tooke's discoveries. On the spirit and tendency of the doctrines of the epea pteroenta, and on the merit of the author as a discoverer
Topics: Mathematics, Language, Mathematics, Greek language